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Litchfield Saltwater Grille

26 Commons Dr, Route 202 at the Litchfield Bancorp Light, Litchfield, CT 06759-3418
+1 860-567-4900
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good22%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (18 reviews)
“crab cakes” (18 reviews)
“sole” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
26 Commons Dr, Route 202 at the Litchfield Bancorp Light, Litchfield, CT 06759-3418
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Litchfield Saltwater Grille
1. Best Raw Oysters and Clams!
"The men split one of the raw bar towers, and were very pleased"
Karenlyn7
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2. Comfortable and Friendly Bar
"We sat in the bar, which is huge! The bartenders great..."
CTCouple310
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3. Great for Date Night
"All I can say is that I wish we'd made the trip sooner!"
nyctexan2
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1 - 10 of 176 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We had lunch today at the Saltwater Grille. It was undoubtedly one of the best meals we have ever had. My husband had the Spinach and Artichoke Encrusted Salmon with basil pesto. He cleaned his plate! I had the Eggplant Rollatini. It's supposed to include...More

Thank tapnpatty5
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Great seafood--fresh and delicious. Warm crusty bread. Very good margaritas! Saltwater Grille is the best place in Litchfield for fresh fish and seafood. Don't even try anywhere else-it can't be beat! On our way out (it was August-we ate on the patio)- we heard this...More

Thank Mountaingirl2501
Andy S, Owner at Litchfield Saltwater Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Mountaingirl2501 - Thank you for the gracious comments! Glad you were able to enjoy not only the good food but the music on a warm summer night! We hope to see you again when you are out and about in Litchfield. Best, Andy

Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent an overnight in Litchfield, CT recently, and checked TA for dinner ideas. The Litchfield Saltwater Grille was the #2 restaurant, but it had a broader menu than #1 so that is what we chose, and we were not at all disappointed. Friendly staff, nice...More

Thank Maddie2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had tried this restaurant a few years ago under previous ownership and were very disappointed. We decided to try it again since it is now under different ownership. Our starters included the steamed clams and the seafood assortment with the spicy tequila lime and...More

Thank Jessie C
Andy S, Owner at Litchfield Saltwater Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so happy that you chose to give Saltwater Grille another chance! Thank you for this kind review and we hope to see you again very soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at Saltwater Grille on our way home from Massachusetts and we definitely were not disappointed. We arrived around 4 pm.during happy hour and were seated in the lounge by the fireplace. Our waitress was very attentive and the food was excellent. We started...More

Thank Nancy O
Andy S, Owner at Litchfield Saltwater Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much, Nancy, for such a great review! We are very happy that we had the opportunity to serve you and we look forward to your return visit!

Reviewed 2 December 2017

A couple of months ago I organized the annual fall winery tour for the Classic Car Club I belong to. I chose the Saltwater grille as they have great food, plenty of parking and Brook was REALLY helpful when I first approached them about organizing...More

Thank scada57
Andy S, Owner at Litchfield Saltwater Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for such a great and comprehensive review of your experience! It was our pleasure to host you and we hope that you will consider coming back again soon!

Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Not a local, trying to get a good feel for Litchfield food. Little off the beaten path but a a decent little place. Little over the top for a simple lunch (more like diner ) but good food, good service & nice atmosphere.More

Thank corrinesdad
Andy S, Owner at Litchfield Saltwater Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We welcome any opportunity to improve based on customer feedback. We have a lunch menu in place from Wednesday through Saturday that includes several lunch options at great prices - including many 30-minute options...More

Reviewed 11 November 2017

My wife and I dined at the Saltwater Grille on Friday September 29th. This night was the actual night of our 10th wedding anniversary. My wife and I live in Shelton, CT an hour away from Litchfield. Because we had an entire anniversary night planned...More

1  Thank CTSoxFan
Andy S, Owner at Litchfield Saltwater Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your honest feedback. While we are happy that you enjoyed your food, your service experience seemed to taint your overall experience. Every time we receive a review, it gives us the chance to stop and evaluate how we are doing. We appreciate...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for dinner while on a trip to the Litchfield area. Ordered an artichoke appetizer that was as good as any I’ve had. My wife ordered oyster Rockefeller, we both agreed they were the best we have had. Way out did the those...More

Thank Michael G
Andy S, Owner at Litchfield Saltwater Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

MichaelG - Thank you for finding us and giving us a shot! Brook and I appreciate the review and are glad to hear that we you enjoyed the Oysters Rockefeller! They are a favorite at Saltwater Grille. All the best, Andy

Reviewed 30 September 2017

Ate here twice during our short stay in Connecticut. The food was excellent on the first night. Only criticism was that a table near us was never cleared during our whole visit. The second time, the food was not quite as good - served up...More

1  Thank Snipsy47
Andy S, Owner at Litchfield Saltwater Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Snipsy47 - Thanks for coming in! I am sorry to hear that your second experience was not as good as the first. We did make some changes to our kitchen to preheat our plates more so that the entrees aren't being chilled by cool plates....More

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Matt C
6 December 2017|
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Response from Snipsy47 | Reviewed this property |
The bar is separate. Think you should go to look then you can decide.
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Kathy C
23 September 2017|
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Response from Andy S | Property representative |
Kathy It has always been in its current location. Saltwater was opened in 2007. my wife and I purchased it at the close of 2013. Thanks for the question and we hope to see you soon! Best, Andy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$44
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Commons Dr, Route 202 at the Litchfield Bancorp Light, Litchfield, CT 06759-3418
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Litchfield
  • Phone Number: +1 860-567-4900
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Description
Great menu with something for everyone! From the best raw oysters and clams to great steaks and burgers, Saltwater Grille is your destination! Our kids menu offers a number of items for the toughest customers including mac and cheese, chicken fingers, sliders, and more. Saltwater runs the best happy hour in the area from 4-6PM weekdays and 1-5 on Sundays with discounted beer and drink offers and nearly 20 food items under $10. If you are looking for something to do, check out our event schedule on Facebook or our website with 2-3 events every week including live music Thursdays and Fridays, wine dinners, paint nights and much more.
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